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General Admission

Standard $49 / Concession $44

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Dates

Sunday 29 May 2022

11:00am at Deakin Edge

Featuring

Musicians of the MSO

Program

Stephen Newton In Medias Res for solo Double Bass (World premiere)
Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello: 3rd movement Lent
Adrian Hollay Farewell for String Quartet
David Paterson (arr. Stephen Newton) Quartettsatz for String Quintet
Anton Koch Trapped for String Quintet
Edward Fairlie Under/Over for String Ensemble (World premiere)
Debussy (arr. Zoë Black and Anton Koch) Pour l'Egyptienne for Solo Violin and Strings
Ravel (arr. Sarah Curro and Anton Koch) Sonata for Violin and Piano: Blues (2nd movement) for Solo Violin and Strings
Anton Koch The Court of Berevew for String Ensemble (World premiere)
Anton Koch (arr. Zoë Black, Michelle Wood and Anton Koch) Darkness to Light for Solo Violin, Cello and Strings

About this performance

After six Melbourne lockdowns, this concert is a deep emotional exploration of our last two years, emerging from desolation to hope. Building from a solo for Double Bass through duets, quartets, quintets and works for larger ensembles, this program curated by MSO Violin Sarah Curro showcases the string musicians of the MSO and special guests.

New works by Australian composers David Paterson, Edward Fairlie, Anton Koch and the MSO’s own Double Bass Stephen Newton are featured alongside arrangements of works by Debussy and Ravel. The Court of Berevew, commissioned by Ben Castle, Head of Strings at Scotch College, receives its overdue world premiere after a cancellation in 2021.

Duration: approx. 65 minutes, no interval

COVIDSafe Information

The MSO and the venues in which we perform will operate under government health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the event. Entry to this event will require ticket holders to comply with the relevant COVID-19 protocols as directed by the venue, which may include providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination or valid medical exemption. Up-to-date information will be included in the pre-concert email sent to attendees a few days prior to the performance.

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